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Endgame Policy: Tobacco-Free Generation

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Aug 13, 2020 11:44 AM

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Chris Bostic
Deputy Director for Policy @Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
Chris Bostic is ASH’s Deputy Director for Policy, and has been working in global tobacco control since 2001 when he attended the negotiations for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as a civil society international law expert. Chris has worked on tobacco policy at the local, state, national and international levels. Prior to joining ASH, he worked with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and the American Lung Association, where he helped to develop SLATI (State-Legislated Actions on Tobacco Issues), which is a national database of tobacco control regulations. He has also served as a clinical instructor at the University of Maryland School of Law. In his current position, Chris oversees the development and implementation of ASH’s programs including human rights, tobacco endgame and legal liability. He also serves as a member of the board of directors of the Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network, and is a founding member of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium.
Professor Jon Berrick
Emeritus Professor of Science (Mathematics) @Yale-NUS College
Emeritus Professor Jon Berrick held positions in mathematics at Oxford and Imperial College London prior to joining the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 1981. In 2012, he became the inaugural Professor of Science (Mathematics) at Yale-NUS College, serving as Head of Studies for Mathematical, Computational and Statistical Sciences, and facilitator for the Quantitative Reasoning course in the Common Curriculum. In 2014/15, he was the first moderator for Full Faculty Meetings, and then chaired the Committee on Integrity and Discipline. Along with his several books and over 70 research papers in mathematics, he has had research collaborations in neurophysiology, anatomy, and public health and safety, especially tobacco control – a subject in which he has been lecturing at Yale-NUS. For work on the mathematics of braids, Professor Berrick received Singapore’s National Science Award in 2007. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society.
Professor Dick Daynard
President @Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) at Northeastern University School of Law
Professor Daynard is at the forefront of an international movement to establish the legal responsibility of the tobacco industry for tobacco-induced death, disease and disability. He is president of the law school’s Public Health Advocacy Institute, chairs its Tobacco Products Liability Project and helped initiate its new Center for Public Health Litigation. Recently, he has worked with PHAI on issues involving obesity, gambling, opioids, gun control and e-cigarettes. Professor Daynard has written or co-authored more than 90 articles. He teaches in the areas of public health law, strategic litigation and interdisciplinary studies, and has lectured about legal issues in the control of tobacco and obesity in 54 countries as well as chaired 25 national and international conferences on these subjects. He is frequently honored, most recently with the Robert Morris, Sr. Award for Courage in Litigation from the Massachusetts chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).